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Transport Planner

Job Description

Planning and problem-solving. Apply your forward-thinking communication skills to the smooth running of a busy Transport Planning team within our international cargo operation.

Samskip’s Transport Planning team in Milan is 100% committed to helping our customers transport their goods without a hitch. To further enhance the team we are currently looking for an organized and committed problem solver to plan the day to day operations of our hard-working truck fleet. If that sounds like you, read on to find out more about this role within a growing and future-focused company.

A dynamic and international work environment

Samskip innovates the most advanced sustainable and multimodal transport solutions across Europe. Our office in Milan is home to people of different backgrounds divided between Transport Planning, Customer Service and Sales. It’s busy, it’s fun and every day is different as you work together to provide outstanding solutions for a wide range of customers.

Coordinate our trucking fleet

Your main task in this role is to be the person in charge of planning and managing Samskip’s truck fleet within a Transport Planning team of five people. As such, you need to be comfortable with taking the lead in order to constantly:

  • Communicate with hauliers;
  • Communicate with the Customer Services team;
  • Perform costs administration.

You will sometimes have to work under pressure. But it’s a great opportunity to show that you can act as a great problem solver and make yourself important to your customers and to Samskip. And, as you grow into the role, you’ll have the freedom to use your own initiative within the overall framework of Samskip’s rules and procedures.

A great place to grow your career

At Samskip we know that when our people succeed, so do we. So you’ll have access to our wide-ranging development opportunities including the valuable training and e-learning offered by our Samskip Academy. We make every effort to ensure a good work/life balance within a lively and international work environment where you are challenged every day.

Samskip also offers:

  • Competitive salary including holiday allowance and 13th month;
  • 22 days of holiday per year plus ROL hours;
  • Restaurant voucher for each day worked.
  • Once your training is completed, you will be able to work from home for two days per week.

Dedication meets communication

To apply for this position you should be someone who is committed to delivering the highest levels of forward-thinking planning to our customers and your colleagues. To achieve that you will need the communication skills that keep our customers constantly informed and the interactive skills that enable you to thrive within our multi-cultural environment. With this will come the drive and ambition to work independently and make a real difference in our business.

So far so good? We'd love to hear from you if you also have:

  • Two years of experience working in transport planning for trucks or trains; 
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and reporting software; 
  • Italian and English language skills, both verbal and written. 

Apply today

If you think you think this sounds like the job for you, don’t delay. Click on the button below and send us your CV. If you have any questions about the vacancy feel free to call us on +31 (88) 400 13 93 or send an e-mail to: [email protected]

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